Average Early-Career Software Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$74,723
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$4,578
Bonus
$2,035
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer in Houston, Texas is $74,723.
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$56k
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$75k
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$98k
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$56k - $98k
Bonus
$521 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$493 - $15k
Total Pay
$55k - $103k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C# Programming Language, JavaScript, SQL, Python and Java are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,575 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,725 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,944 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,376.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 58.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (50.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (38.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 302 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.5%
Mid Career
42.1%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
8.3%